A safe visit to Boulevard

We assume that we can organise Theaterfestival Boulevard the way you used of us. Because we value an as accessible and friendly visit as possible, we maintain the distance rule of 1,5 meters for this edition. You do not need proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the festival park in the Zuiderpark or the other performances.

We keep a close eye on the developments and follow the guidelines of the RIVM. If the government introduces new measures in August, we will implement these and inform you about the new rules! We recommend consulting our website before your visit for the most recent information.

It is crucial that, for your visit and the visit of others, you take your responsibility. Not feeling well, stay at home. We ask you to read the measures below carefully. Please, keep others in mind. Thank you for understanding!

Our house rules (considering COVID-19):
• We make use of the RIVM-measures on all locations.
• The festival park has a maximum of 3.600 visitors at the same time.
• Keep a distance of 1,5 meters (unless you are one household).
• We do a health check at or food services, and you can only place an order when you are seated.
• One of our employees will direct you to a seat.

Give your ticket(s) to someone else when you are not feeling well. Is that not possible? You can cancel until two hours before the start of the performance and ask for a cashback via ticketing@festivalboulevard.nl.  

Safety measures

What does a visit to Theaterfestival Boulevard look like during corona?

What does a visit to Theaterfestival Boulevard look like during corona?

• Festival’s opening hours

Festival park
Sun. – Thurs. 12.00 – 23.00
Fri. – Sat.       12.00 – 00.00

ATTENTION: The festival is closed on Monday 9 and 16 August.

Cash register festival park
Tue. – Sun.   12.00 – 21.00

Information festival park
Tue. – Sun.  12.00 – 23.00

• At the festival park at the Zuiderpark is a maximum amount of 3.600 visitors allowed. We will count the visitors at the entrance. When the maximum is reached, visitors need to leave the park before new visitors may enter. We do not expect to reach this maximum because of the size of the park.

• It is unnecessary to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to visit the festival park, performances, and locations. All activities are organised with a 1,5-meter distance.

• The food services will do a health check upon arrival, and it is only possible to place your order when you are seated.

• You can buy tickets 24-7 online, at the cash register at the Tickets & Info in the festival park or last-minute at the cash register of the theatre tent if there are still tickets available.

• Boulevard employees are recognisable by their t-shirt and are willing to answer questions or give recommendations about performances you should visit.

• It is necessary to reserve tickets for the free performances. You can order these tickets online, at Tickets & Info or via QR-codes you find at the stage or tent.

• Boulevard asks you to only order tickets online for people in the same household. If you do so, this household can sit together and do not have to take the 1,5 meter into account. When you order tickets for people that do not belong to the same household, we want to ask you to place a separate order.

• For some performances, it is only possible to buy two tickets.

• It is necessary to do a health check at the food services, register via a QR-code, and keep a 1,5-meter distance if you do not belong to the same household. The tables and chairs are arranged this way. Ordering is easy and quick via a QR code.

• It is NOT possible to order food or drinks at the festival park in the Zuiderpark if you do not have a seat at the terrace. 

• There will be no busses from and to the different locations because of the 1,5-meter distance rule. It is possible to rent a bike at Tickets & Info. People with mobility limitations and wheelchair users can arrange transportation on request (with motivation). Send an e-mail to toegankelijkheid@festivalboulevard.nl (minimum of 2 weeks before the start of the festival).

• We sharpened our disinfection protocol. We will clean toilets, tables, glasses, cutlery, tribunes, etcetera frequently.

Frequently Asked Question

Which measures does Theaterfestival Boulevard take to make my visit as care-free as possible?

Almost the whole festival is organised with the 1,5-meter distance in mind, which means you can visit most performances without a corona check. The festival park is also accessible without proof of vaccination or negative test. We will do a health check at the food services, and it is only possible to order food and drinks while you are seated. When you do not belong to the same household, you have to keep a distance of 1,5 meters. 

There is a maximum of visitors present at the festival park at the same time (3.600). When that maximum is reached, visitors need to leave the park before new visitors may enter. We do not expect to reach this maximum because of the size of the park.
 
NOTE
| the measures keep changing. We keep a close eye on all developments and follow the RIVM guidelines. We change the measures when necessary.

How do you make sure I am able to keep a 1,5-meter distance between other visitors?

This year, we created a whole new festival park at the Zuiderpark in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. It is possible to keep more distance than in previous years. We have bigger tents where we can seat the audience at a 1,5-meter distance. At the food services, we also work with a 1,5-meter distance. Only visitors who are seated can order food and drinks. It is not possible to order at the bar.
 
There is a maximum of visitors that may be present at the festival park at the same time (3.600). When that maximum is reached, visitors need to leave the park before new visitors may enter. We do not expect to reach this maximum because of the size of the park.
 
Boulevard asks you to only order tickets online for people in the same household. If you do so, this household can sit together.

There will be no busses from and to the different locations because of the 1,5-meter distance rule. It is possible to rent a bike at Tickets & Info. People with mobility limitations or wheelchair users can arrange transportation on request (with motivation). Send an e-mail to toegankelijkheid@festivalboulevard.nl (minimum of 2 weeks before the start of the festival).

How does corona change the ticket sales?

• You buy a ticket online via www.festivalboulevard.nl beforehand.

• During the festival, it is possible to buy tickets at the cash register at Tickets & Info or last minute at the tent if there are still tickets available.

• Boulevard asks you to only order tickets online for people in the same household. If you do so, this household can sit together and do not have to take the 1,5 meter in account. When you order tickets for people that do not belong to the same household, we ask you to place a separate order.

• Please, print your tickets or download them and show them on your mobile phone. A few days before the performance, you will receive a service mail with;
- most recent information;
- opening hours;
- the procedure of the theatre or location.

Tickets bought at the Tickets & Info are directly printed. You will not receive a service email. 

Do I need proof of entrance, proof of vaccination or a negative test to visit the festival?

No. The whole festival is organised with the 1,5-meter distance in mind, which means you can visit the performances without a corona check. The festival park is also assessable without proof of vaccination or negative test.
 

My ticket does not show a seat or row number. Can I choose a seat myself?

No. The audience will be seated row by row by our audience guide because of the limited capacity and the safety of our visitors.

Do I need to reserve a seat for a free performance?

You indeed need to reserve a ticket for our free performances at tents, theatres or the Parkpodium because these are closed areas and we need to know who was in the tent for possible further contact research. You can easily order free tickets online or at the Ticket & Info in the festival park.

Why do I need to buy my tickets online?

From this year on, Theaterfestival Boulevard has its own ticket sales system. One of the benefits is that it is possible to buy tickets for the tents at the festival park online. Because of this, we do not have a physical cash register the days before the festival. DURING the festival, it is also possible to buy tickets at the Tickets & Info in the Zuiderpark. And it is possible to purchase tickets last minute at the tent if there are still tickets available.

Is it possible to buy a ticket in the festival park?

Yes. During the festival, it is possible to buy tickets at the Tickets & Info in the Zuiderpark, and it is possible to purchase tickets last minute at the tent if there are still tickets available.

What happens if a performance or the festival is cancelled because of corona?

If a performance is cancelled, we will inform the buyers of the tickets via mail. You can choose a refund of the money, or you will get a credit to buy tickets for another performance.

Can I have something to eat or to drink at a terrace or restaurant at the festival park?

It is possible to visit or food services at the festival park this year. To order food and drinks, you NEED to have a seat at one of the terraces. It is not possible to order without a seat.
 
Please note that just as other food services, there are corona measures. Keep 1,5 meters distance and take a seat at a table. Register yourself via the QR-code and place your order via the same code. We always do a health check.

Reservations for restaurant LOF can only be made at the festival this year. It is possible to make a reservation for the same day or a date later during the festival.

Is the festival park free accessible?

Yes. The festival park is accessible without proof of vaccination or a negative test. There is a maximum of visitors that may be present at the festival park at the same time (3.600). When that maximum is reached, visitors need to leave the park before new visitors may enter. We do not expect to reach this maximum because of the size of the park.

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